April 23, 2013 - Congratulations to the five winners (and their parents) of the Buffalo Laborers' Local 210 Danny Fulcher Memorial Scholarship:
Katherine Shanahan (Scott Shanahan)
Angela Bufalino (Peter Bufalino)
Christopher Snyder (Wayne Snyder)
Tori Cybulski (Mike Cybulski)
Katie Zielen-Ersing (Joseph Ersing)
April 22, 2013 - We must sadly announce that Jimmy Celotto passed yesterday losing his battle with cancer. Rest well Jimmy.
April 4. 2013 - Crain's New York online business magazine is reporting on NY States raising of the unemployment benefit beginning in 2014: " Organized labor quietly scored a major overlooked victory in the 2013 state budget: A provision that will raise the unemployment benefits New Yorkers can collect for the first time in 14 years. The minimum payment will jump from $64 weekly to $100. The maximum will jump in October 2014 from $405 to $420, and then permanently become 50% of a workers' average weekly wage in 2026. "A staggering 40% of recipients will see an increase in their unemployment insurance through a raise in the woefully inadequate benefit cap," said AFL-CIO President Mario Cilento. The increase is being funded by an increase in the taxable wage base paid by businesses: up to $13,000 in 2026 from the current $8,500. Nonetheless, the state Business Council also supports the changes, saying in a statement that reforms to the program "provide much needed stability to the unemployment system and give businesses a clearer way to manage their unemployment insurance costs, while restoring the state's Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund to long-term solvency."
December 11, 2012 - Link for photos of the Local 210 Hockey team playing the Buffalo Sabres Alumni here
October 10. 2012 - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our friend and brother Gerald Farr; rest in peace Gerry.
August 15, 2012 - Interesting Building Trades press release regarding VA hospitals experience with non-union contractors here
July 17, 2012 - The Hiring Hall variances approved by the membership at the February and March 2012 meetings have been approved by our International. Our new hiring rules can be found here
May 10, 2012 - Congratulations to the Local 210 sponsored Buffalo Regals Under 14 girls hockey team who earned a Silver Medal in the USA National Championship Tournament. Photo with thanks to Local 210 here
May 8, 2012 - Congratulations to John Massaro who gets his first turkey on his first day of hunting. Photo here
May 4, 2012 - Excerpts from President Obama's address to the Building Trades Conference here
January 31, 2012 - Congratulations to the five winners (and their parents) of the Buffalo Laborers' Local 210 Danny Fulcher Memorial Scholarship:
Mariella Pantano (Peter Pantano)
Anthony Falcone (Salvatore Falcone)
Joseph Federowicz (Joseph Federowicz)
Kari Huber (Gary Huber)
Karla Carson (Richard Carson)
May 27, 2011 - Web site Sam referred to at last night's (May 26, 2011) Union Meeting regarding the Carpenter's raiding campaign here
May 10, 2011 - FYI, we have installed a drop box here on the Union side for members to utilize for those instances when you are unable to make it to the Hall during business hours.
April 1, 2011 -
Carpenters proposal to Employers outlining their intent to steal other craft's work here
April 1, 2011 - not all rank and file Carpenters are interested in stealing other Trades' work. A commendable example here
March 29, 2011 - The National Building Trades and Construction Department forwarded this interesting survey of Union versus Right to Work safety here
August 20, 2010 - Labor Tribune article exposing Carpenters' collusion to raid other crafts' work here
August 8, 2010 - Interesting Social Security article here
July 28, 2010 - LiUNA multi-employer pension article here
June 20, 2010 - Official Election results here